Hubbub challenges men on meat. Will you join?

By : Eating Better
Mar 14, 2018

Eating Better alliance partner Hubbub is launching a series of targeted campaigns to support a mainstream audience to eat more plant-based protein. In this blog Hubbub, Creative Partner – Tessa Tricks explains why this campaign is so important.

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Less is More

Eating Better welcomes Greenpeace campaign to halve meat and dairy consumption by 2050.

Action on sustainable diets

New report sets out roadmap for the food service industry.

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DEFRA consults on post-Brexit agriculture

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has published its strategy on the future of farming, but we think it falls short on the urgent need to shift our food culture towards healthy and sustainable eating. They have launched a ten-week consultation - have your say.

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Brexit: MPs demand high standard UK

By : Eating Better
Feb 20, 2018

New EFRA Committee report warns that food trade under WTO rules post-Brexit could lead to cheaper imports, produced to lower standards, damaging British producers.


Eating Better welcomes FAO call for meat reduction

FAO has previously championed ‘climate smart’ livestock production but the time is right to call for a reduction in the consumption of meat and dairy.

Dead Zone: Where the wild things were © Compassion in World Farming

If you care about wildlife, you should care about factory farming

By : Philip Lymbery
Jun 10, 2017
Intensive farming, fuelled by consumer demand for cheap meat, is one of the biggest drivers of species extinction and biodiversity loss on the planet. Philip Lymbery presents CIWF's new campaign, STOPTHEMACHINE, a call for farming that truly works with nature, and not against it.

Have your say about the future of European agriculture

By : Eating Better
Apr 7, 2017
The European Commission is currently preparing the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). This will decide the future of Europe's food and farming system. They’ve launched a major online public consultation in which everyone can participate - join us and take part.

Less meat in the new French guidelines

The French food agency (ANSES) has updated the guidance that underpins France's official dietary guidelines. The update recommends limiting red meat consumption to under 500g per week, and processed meat to 25g per day, whilst giving pulses, fruit and veg a greater role in the diet. 

Better animal welfare is one of Brexit's great opportunities

Once the UK is out of the European Union, how can we ensure that agricultural sector changes are for the better? ShareAction's David O’Sullivan reflects on the opportunities Brexit presents to enhance UK agricultural standards, on animal welfare and beyond.

Mr. Beans, by Kenneth Leung (CC BY 2.0)

How reliable is the Eatwell Guide, the official chart of what foods you should be eating?

By : Mike Rayner
Dec 24, 2016
The Eatwell Guide, the UK's official dietary advice, provides all of us with a clear indication of what foods we should be eating, but what does this advice mean precisely? According to new analysis, it boils down to eat less meat and processed foods and more plant-based foods.

How being an ethical carnivore taught me to eat less meat

What is an ethical carnivore? Louise Gray discusses how being more in touch with where our meat comes from could help us to eat less of it.

The museum of missed opportunities

We need to eat less meat and more fruit and veg, yet how easy is this for a family on a day out? The OutToLunchUK survey has found that 3 out of 4 children’s lunch meals at top family attractions don't include any veg or salad. Visitor attractions need to do a lot more to show children that healthy, sustainable food can be a treat too. 

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